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What To Know Before You Go




Meeting Location
Oregon Convention Center
777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Portland, OR 97232

M.L. King Jr. Entrance

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Entering the United States
Visa information:
Should your application require an invitation letter, you may request one after registering. 

Visa Applications Processing Times:
Processing time for visas vary depending on the office and the time of the year. Please be sure to apply early for your visa, if one is required, as well as submit all supporting documents. 

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Download the Mobile App
Be sure to download the all-inclusive PCI CM Mobile App for all program details including agenda updates, session and keynote details, speaker bios, networking opportunities, interactive meeting schedule, venue and meeting maps, social media connections and more.

  1. Search CVENT EVENTS in the App Store/Google Playor scan one of the QR codes below: 
    App Store Google Play
  2. Once the app is downloaded, search PCI for access to the event.  
  3. Select the app and log-in using your first and last name, plus the email address you registered with. 




Business casual attire is encouraged for the event. We recommend coming prepared as temperatures may vary across the venue. 


The weather during the Community Meeting will be about 75° F / 24° C for a high during the day and about 54° F / 12° C in the evenings.


Electrical Compatibility
Portland runs on 120 V / 60 HZ electricity and uses an A & B plug. If you are traveling from outside the region, remember to bring an adapter and/or converter.


Currency and Exchange Rates
The currency of the United States is the US Dollar (USD), and the symbol is $. For exchange rate information, please click here.


Time Zone
Portland is in the Pacific Daylight Time Zone (PDT). To convert to your local time, please click here.


Mobile Phone Service
If you are traveling from outside of the United States, we recommend that you contact your mobile service provider to confirm your service plan will work while in Portland – and be aware of applicable data and roaming charges.



The Oregon Convention Center
As one of the largest event venues in the Pacific Northwest, the Oregon Convention Center provides outstanding experiences by embracing the local flavor and innovative approaches.

They also take great pride in hosting green events. Our attendees will be able to recycle or compost most of their waste. Exhibitors can donate reusable materials and products. Be sure to bring a reusable water bottle as there will be an ample amount of free filling stations throughout the convention center. We are happy to share that any food that goes unserved will feed hungry people in the Portland community. 


Transportation and Directions to the Community Meeting
Our location is easy to access from anywhere in the Portland area, via a number of different transportation options. 

Complimentary TriMet Transit Hop Fastpass Information:
This complimentary pass is good for the duration of your conference on a TriMet bus, the Portland Streetcar or MAX Light Rail in the Portland Metropolitan area. The passes are valid from September 11-15 and can be used on all forms of public transportation. These will be included in the welcome bags at registration. 

Attendees are still able (and encouraged) to use public transportation to get to and from the PDX airport but should plan on an additional 20 minutes for their trip 

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> Driving directions to the Oregon Convention Center 

Airport Transportation & Parking: 

> Portland International Airport transportation and parking information 

Public Transportation: 

> Public transportation directions to the Oregon Convention Center 


Hotel Check-In and Check-Out Times

Group 6 (1)The Hyatt Regency Portland at the Oregon Convention Center check-in time is 3:00 PM and the check-out time is 11:00 AM. 

The Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Portland check-in time is 4:00 PM and the check-out time is 12:00 PM.  

If you require an earlier check-in or late check-out, please contact your hotel directly.  

If you still need a hotel room while in Portland, don't wait to book as room availability is limited! The deadline to book your room is September 9th.  

PCI SSC will not be providing luggage storage at the event registration desk. Please check with the hotel you are staying at directly for luggage storage options.

PCI SSC is aware of recent phishing scams targeting some Community Meeting attendees, sponsors, and exhibitors and has issued a bulletin. Learn more here.



Badge Pick-up
Badge Pick-up will be located on Level 1, Pre-function C at the PCI SSC Registration Desk at the Oregon Convention Center. Payment must be made in full for entry to the conference. Badges must be worn at all times for sessions and receptions.

The Registration Desk will be open:

Tuesday, September 12 from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday, September 13
from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday, September 14
from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

*At the close of the event, we invite you to recycle your badge at the Registration Desk.  


Meeting Room Internet Access 
Attendees will have access to a Wi-Fi network in all meeting spaces.  
Network Name:  PCI SSC 2023 
Password: Portland2023 


Social Media
We have a live social wall running throughout the event. Use the hashtags #PCICM and/or #PCINACM23 when posting on X (formerly Twitter) to share non-confidential information and see your posts featured on the wall! 

Are you traveling to Portland by bus, train, plane, or taking a road trip? We want to see! Tag us on X (Twitter) at @PCISSC

vendor showcase grand opening

Don’t Miss the Vendor Showcase Grand Opening
Tuesday, September 12
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
New this year, we are excited to offer more dedicated time with our vendors. Grab your gear and experience some of the natural beauty that surrounds Portland while exploring our Vendor Showcase. With access to 50+ exhibitors, gain valuable insights that support your journey to Help Secure Payment Data. Stop by the PCI Café, sponsored by VikingCloud for a cup of coffee, swing by and aim for a bullseye in the axe throwing area, or catch up with colleagues and friends over a game of Tic-Tac-Toe. Hear the latest solutions while you venture booth to booth. Take a break from your adventures to view the Tech Talks, sponsored by SecurityMetrics, and watch our live demos. Check your compass and visit the Brand offices to ask questions and be sure to stop by the PCI SSC booth for valuable resources. This is a great opportunity to visit our vendors, have more conversations, and network before our sessions begin.



VIP Meet and Greet Add-On Experience
Introducing a NEW opportunity this year: VIP Meet and Greet Add-On Experience. For an additional fee, attend an intimate Meet and Greet Reception with any or all of our keynote speakers immediately following their presentations. We are excited to share these keynote speakers that promise to be both fascinating and inspiring: Bob Arno, Jenny Radcliffe and Jamie Clarke. This is a great opportunity to engage with these keynotes and ask them any lingering questions.  

If you would like to add on this experience, simply go to your confirmation email and click “Modify Registration”. You may need to verify your registration first, then navigate to the “Meet and Greet Add-on" option to purchase this great opportunity. 

Special thanks to Specialized Security Services, Inc for sponsoring Jenny Radcliffe’s Wednesday Meet and Greet.  

welcome celebration


Join Us at the Camp PCI Welcome Celebration - Sponsored by: Verizon

Tuesday, September 12 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM 
Don’t miss this taste of the city and kick-off networking opportunity! The welcome celebration will be held onsite at the Oregon Convention Center in the Oregon Ballroom foyer and North Plaza. Please note that a portion of the celebration will be held outdoors.  

*Badges required for entry.  

networking reception


Networking Reception and Vendor Showcase 
Wednesday, September 13
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
The Council invites all attendees to join us in the Vendor Showcase for a Networking Reception. Refreshments will be served. Please remember to bring a sufficient number of business cards for networking opportunities.

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Principal Participating Organization Lounge 

Level 2 in VIP Suite B

We invite our Principal Participating Organizations to take advantage of this VIP Lounge that will be available Tuesday through Thursday.

Please reach out to your PCI SSC regional representative with any questions.


Brand and PCI SSC Office Hours
Have questions? Representatives are available to meet with you in the Vendor Showcase.Check each individual office for their specific hours.


Food and Beverage 
Lunch will be served on Wednesday in the Vendor Showcase. Coffee and light refreshments will be served during various breaks throughout the week. See the mobile app for full details. Dietary needs indicated during registration will be noted and accommodated. Looking for dining options in Portland? Check out the Portland Area Restaurant Guide provided by the Hyatt Regency. 

Please reach out to with any questions.


Live Streaming
Do you have colleagues that would like to join you virtually? The PCI SSC North America Community Meeting will be live streamed and is open to all professionals in the payments industry. Registration is required for access. 


If you have any questions about the conference, please visit the 2023 Community Meeting Website or email

We look forward to Seeing you in Portland!

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